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Upcoming Saturday Chef class will teach you the art of cake decorating!

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Entertaining is a rite of spring! From hosting an outdoor dinner party, or an al’fresco table for two by the pool — tis the season to enjoy good food, family and friends, indoors or out. With this in mind, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Helms College Holds First Open House of the Year in Macon

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Helms College held its first open house event in Macon for the year on April 28, bringing in prospective culinary students from throughout the community. Helene Hunt, Helms College Admissions and Recruitment Manager, spoke with the potential student chefs about … Continue reading

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Final Gumbo Round

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It was gumbo time again recently as Helms College kicked off the final round of the first student cooking challenge. One team represented the Augusta campus and one represented Macon, and each brought their own twists to the gumbo table. Representing the Macon campus … Continue reading

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Pots steamed and simmered with delicious gumbo while students spun past one another in a frantic race to finish their recipes. Plates were adorned with only the meticulous eye that a chef could have; some were topped with a little … Continue reading

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Helms College and Jay’s HOPE Partner to Help a Young Cook’s Dream Come True

Helms College recently had the honor of partnering with Jay’s HOPE Foundation to fulfill 10½-year-old Deven Jackson’s dream to be a chef. Deven, a native of Jones County, has been battling a brain tumor caused by a disease called histiocytosis … Continue reading

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Helms College Chef Instructors judge Localicious

This past weekend our own Chef Stancil and Chef Hardy participated as judges for the cooking contest at the Localicious festival in Warner Robins, GA. The inaugural event was held at the E.L. Greenway Welcome Center. Along with the cooking contest which … Continue reading

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Helms College Names Jay Stancill as Director of Culinary Arts.

Helms College is pleased to announce that Jay Stancill has been promoted to Director of Culinary Arts.  Jay has been with our organization for five years as the Department Chair for Polly’s Hospitality Institute.  He has a BFA from Rochester Institute of … Continue reading

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Fall is the season for barbecue, and Helms College would like to share one of our tastiest barbecue sauce recipes with you!

Autumn is the season for barbecuing, especially here in the South.  All over the country signs for community locales hosting barbecues and pig-pickings show up on every street corner, and residents are happy to oblige. As we move forward into … Continue reading

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Students of Helms College learn the art of meringue under the instruction of Chef David Ross

  Helms College students are exposed to a plethora of culinary genres during their stay with us. Their curriculum comprises international and classical cuisine which includes escoffier, carême, verge, and bocuse. Students also learn traditional American regional cuisine while at Helms. Baking … Continue reading

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Helms College introduces you to one of the biggest assets at our Augusta campus, Chef David Ross

Our Helms College Augusta campus is alive with students excited about the top quality culinary education and innovative hands-on approach to learning they are having the opportunity to experience. A huge part of the success of our Augusta campus centers … Continue reading

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